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Seminario de Andrew Cole Bergan, Investigador en el Centro de Investigación Langley de la NASA, titulado «Establishing Predictive Capability for Progressive Damage and Failure in Composite Structures: A Perspective on Virtual Testing»- 21 de Mayo, a las 12:00 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

Abstract: Virtual testing by means of progressive damage and failure analysis (PDFA) of composite structures holds the promise of reducing the timeline for certification of composite structures by complementing experimental testing. The focus of this talk is on recent investigations

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First Year Assessment de Nana Chen titulado «Microstructure evolution and deformation mechanisms in metastable beta titanium alloy» – En la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 hr

Abstract: Metastable β titanium alloys constitute a promising family of alloys due to their high specific strength, high damage tolerance, workability, hardenability as well as corrosion resistance that has attracted great attention worldwide. However, their deformation mechanisms still remain controversial,

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Seminario del Prof. Eric Charkaluk (Directeur de Recherche CNRS – Laboratoire de Mécanique des Solides & Associate Professor at Ecole Polytechnique, en Francia), titulado “Thermoplasticity through the scales» – A las 12:00 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

ABSTRACT The Thermodynamics of Irreversible Processes (TPI) applied to the mechanics of materials boomed significantly in France in the 60s and 70s, under the impulse of Paul Germain. The formalization of the Generalized Standard Materials, proposed in 1975 by Bernard

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Seminario de Amaia Cipitria de Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam (Germany), titulado “An example case for Machine-Learning in Materials Science: A neural networks based framework for ‘smart’ computational micromechanics of composites» – A las 12:00 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

Abstract: Cells respond not only to biochemical but also to physical cues, such as stiffness, geometry and matrix degradability. In-vitro studies showed that hydrogel elasticity or degradation properties alone can direct cell differentiation, while scaffold geometry can control tissue growth

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Defensa de Tesis Doctoral de Marta Cartón titulado “Development and optimization of the properties of gamma/gamma´ co-based superalloys for high temperature applications» supervisado por el Prof. José Manuel Torralba Castello y la Prof. Mónica Campos Gomez.

La Defensa PhD tendrá lugar, a las 11:30, el próximo jueves 21 de febrero en la Universidad Carlos III (Leganes) en el aula 7.01.H01. La disertación se titula “Development and optimization of the properties of gamma/gamma´ co-based superalloys for high

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Seminario de Joshua Kiefer de Delft University of Technology (Holanda), titulado “An example case for Machine-Learning in Materials Science: A neural networks based framework for ‘smart’ computational micromechanics of composites» – A las 14:30 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

Abstract: We shall present a ‘smart’ framework, developed to create surrogate models of complex phenomena in an automated way, based on a minimum amount of computer simulations. To do so, the framework combines Design of Experiments, Computational Modeling, and Neural

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Seminario del Dr. Christian Leinenbach de EMPA (Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science & Technology), (Zurich), titulado «Microstructure control during laser additive manufacturing – what possibilities do we have?”” – A las 15:30 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

Abstract: During the last couple years, laser-based additive manufacturing (AM) technologies such as laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) and directed energy deposition (DED) have evolved from a mere prototyping technology to a real production technology that allow building parts with intricate

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First Year Assessment de Qi Wang titulado “Design and preparation of nanocarbon/epoxy nanocomposites with advanced flame retardancy and mechanical performance” – En la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 hr

Resumen: Efforts were paid to obtain nanocarbon/epoxy composites with advanced flame retardancy and mechanical performance, and try to understand the mechanisms. In the first part of the work, when 20 wt% ammonium polyphosphate (APP) in the chosen flame-retardant APP/epoxy composite

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Seminario del Prof. Kostas Danas, de la Universidad «Ecole Polytechnique» (Paris), titulado“Microstructured Magnetorheological Elastomers and Instabilities” – A las 12:00 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

Absract: Magnetorheological elastomers (MREs) are ferromagnetic particle impregnated rubbers whose mechanical properties are altered by the application of external magnetic fields. In addition, these composite materials can deform at very large strains due to the presence of the soft polymeric

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First Year Assessment de Richard Schaeufele titulado “Synthesis and Characterisation of Inorganic Nanowires and their Assembly into Macroscopic Structures” – En la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 hr

Abstract: SiNWs, which are rod-like structures with diameters between 1-100nm and lengths of up to several tenths of micrometers, are an auspicious approach to enhance solar cells, thermoelectric devices and energy storage devices. Their extremely high aspect ratio (classifi ed

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First Year Assessment de Abdumalik Yusuf titulado “Study of the influence of phosphorus based flame retardants on the flammability, thermal and electrochemical properties of gel polymer electrolytes» – En la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 hr

RESUMEN: Today, almost every portable device is powered by a lithium ion battery. Despite the wide use of lithium ion batteries, they suffer from serious safety issues. Gel polymer electrolytes (GPEs) are one of the most promising candidates to solve

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